Aesthetic Self-Consciousness and Sensus Communis: On the Significance of Ordinary Language in Kant’s Analytic of the Beautiful, by Andrea Kern

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Andrea Kern is Professor of the History of Philosophy at the University of Leipzig. She is the author of Quellen des Wissens: Zum Begriff vernün-ftiger Erkenntnisfähigkeiten (Suhrkamp, 2006). In addition, she is the editor (with Christian Kietzmann) of Selbstbewusstes Leben: Texte zu einer transformativen Theorie der menschlichen Subjektivität (Suhrkamp, 2017) and (with James Conant) Varieties of Skepticism: Essays after Kant, Wittgenstein, and Cavell (De Gruyter, 2014). Her published articles include “Human Life and Self-Consciousness: The Idea of ‘Our’ Form of Life in Hegel and Wittgenstein,” in Language, Form(s) of Life, and Logic: Investigations after Wittgenstein, ed. Christian Martin (De Gruyter, 2018), “Die ‘ursprüngliche’ Form der Erkenntnis: Über Kants Hylemorphismus,” Philosophisches Jahrbuch (2018); and “Kant on Self-Conscious Knowledge and the Idea of a Capacity for Judgment,” in Skepticism: Historical and Contemporary Inquiries, ed. G. Anthony Bruno and A.C. Rutherford (Routledge, 2017).

Andrea Kern, “Aesthetic Self-Consciousness and Sensus Communis: On the Significance of Ordinary Language in Kant’s Analytic of the Beautiful,” trans. Leigh Ann Smith-Gary, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 39:2 (2019), pp. 451-71.

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